A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Charlotte Amalie in U.S. Virgin Islands. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 16:13:06 / November 23, 2020 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54 km (34 miles). The 3.37-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:13:06 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.098° West, latitude 18.7548° North, depth = 54 km. Unique identifier: pr2020328010. Ids that are associated to the event: pr2020328010.
Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop), British Virgin Islands (c. 22 000 pop), U.S. Virgin Islands (c. 109 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Fajardo (c. 34 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tortola (c. 23 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Charlotte Amalie (c. 20 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Isabel Segunda (c. 9 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Road Town (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ceiba, Luquillo, Isabel Segunda (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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